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Calming the Storm

What is your storm? Not all storms are weather related. Some of the strongest are those that rage in the human heart: Continue reading

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Spurs of Encouragement

We all need encouraging words. Often those words of encouragement are ones that we want to hear such as a word of hope when we are going through a tough time; a word of affirmation when we are discouraged. Yet, encouragement doesn’t always mean flowery words of praise for another. Sometimes encouragement requires a spur–a painful poke in our backside that spurs us on to action. Continue reading

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Encouragement

The ministry of encouragement is powerful, and it is one that we are all called to. Some may be especially gifted by God at it–someone like Barnabas in the New Testament–but we are all invited to join the ministry of encouragement: “Encourage one another daily.” Continue reading

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Thank You for Your Support

We each have a vital role to play in the body of Christ. Each of us is gifted for ministry. Continue reading

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Worthless Physicians

August 24 Worthless Physicians Today’s Scripture Readings: Psalms 92:1-8 | Job 12:1 – 15:35 | 1 Corinthians 15:29-58 | Proverbs 21:30-31 Today’s Scripture Focus: Job 12-15 “You are worthless physicians, all of you! If only you would be altogether silent! … Continue reading

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Be Strong and Courageous

It’s a debilitating disease. A disease of the heart—a heart attack indeed. It eats away at the heart and causes it to wither. In its final stages it combines with hopelessness and fear to completely debilitate the victim. It makes them unable to accomplish any task. They are tempted to give up. It is contagious—highly contagious.  What is this terrible disease? Discouragement. Continue reading

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The Encourager

One of the greatest gifts we can give to another is the gift of encouragement. Continue reading

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When Words are Many

Our words do get us in a lot of trouble.  As the proverb reminds us, “When words are many, sin is not absent, but he who holds his tongue is wise.” Continue reading

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You Can’t Do It Alone

A leader will never be great without the support of their people.  He or she must recruit, train and delegate the work to capable, faithful men and women who can help accomplish the task. Continue reading

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The Blessing

In a world where we hear and experience more curses than blessings, these words of blessing are needed and encouraging. Continue reading

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